WeaveUp, Inc.: Back-End Developer

Headquarters: Durham, NC
URL: https://weaveup.com

WeaveUp is seeking an experienced backend-focused Rails
developer to build and improve our REST API.

Our technology stack is an Angular
frontend talking to a Rails API backend, and you’ll be focusing on making the
API as flexible and robust as it can be! While we’re very supportive of junior
developers internally, this role would be a better fit for someone with a
couple of years of production experience under their belts.

We want a talented
developer with a passion for creating elegant, scalable code.

Things We Need You to Do

Build robust, scalable
applications to support the growth of the WeaveUp websiteWork with the lead developer to
scope/plan/develop new features and functionalityCollaborate with frontend
developers and UI/UX designersImprove code quality through
writing unit tests, automation and code reviewsMonitor hosted applications for
performance and troubleshoot issues as neededCreate and update technical

Things That Are Important to Us

Experience with Ruby and Rails,
since that’s what our backend is (#logic).An ability to build and improve
a REST/JSON API.Big ideas and a tiny ego – come
in with your best ideas, but don’t take it personally if another idea is
better.A customer-first focus, and a
willingness to step and hustle to make us a success.

There is no “that’s
not my job” at WeaveUp.A high degree of pragmatism
about the difference between “good” and “perfect” with a bias toward
shipping.Testing and TDD experience,
preferably with RSpec.Familiarity with coding style
guides via RubocopUnderstand the different types
of specs and understand what test coverage means.Asynchronous job processing and
management via SideKiq / SideKiq Pro.Understand Git Flow and have
worked in an agile environment.Have participated in peer code
reviews on PRs.Self-starter.

Passionate about
code and eager to learn new skills.Values autonomy, asks for help,
and asks for more work when tickets are completed.Comfortable with asynchronous
communication tools such as Slack and Screenhero.Not afraid of video chat.Loves to LAUGH and have fun.

Things That Would Be Nice to Have

Experience or interest in
AngularJS v1.x, for that full-stack flavor.Integration with third-party
APIsAbility to debug front-end
clients to your API, specifically Angular/Javascript.Strong Giphy-fu to post amusing
GIFs into the engineering Slack channel.Enough DevOps to understand how
a Rails app runs and what might break.

Know Ansible? Even better!Knowledge about image
processing, color matching and RMagick.Strength in Postgres-flavored
SQL and query tuning.

Why WeaveUp?

Work on a product that has
demonstrated value for customers, and help us take it to the next levelA culture that values
productivity, accountability and communication over politics, capital-P
Process and micromanagementSeriously, we’ll treat you like
an actual adultA collaborative environment
where you’re encouraged to think and contribute outside of your prescribed
roleManagement that is committed to
supporting you as a person and a professional, and to building a diverse
and respectful team that makes all of us strongerTake-it-when-you-need-it-two-weeks-minimum-recommended-vacation-policy
(no-seriously-take-the-vacation) and gratuitous-use-of-hyphens

Equity, competitive pay and good benefits make up the
compensation package.

WeaveUp, Inc.

is a software startup that enables billion dollar
companies to efficiently enter the textile print-on-demand market using
groundbreaking color customization, workflow, and sales tools.

The last time
the textile market saw a change like this, hot air balloons were the latest
technology.US Based only and No Recruiters

To apply: To apply, please drop a line to [email protected] and let us know why you’d be a great fit!


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